Dozens homeless after massive fire tears through Georgia apartment building

  • Source: WAGA-TV FOX 5 Atlanta
  • Published: 06/02/2022 12:00 AM

VIDEO: Almost three dozen people were left without a home after flames tore through a Clayton County apartment on Wednesday evening. Firefighters spent several hours battling the massive blaze. The first reports of the fire came in around 7:25 p.m. Fire crews were dispatched to the Ashford at Stone Ridge apartments off Flat Shoals Road. A spokesperson with the Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services said crews arrived at the scene and immediately began evacuating the burning building. Firefighters said they found heavy flames shooting from the two-story apartment structure. Several residents told FOX 5 that firefighters were having issues with the fire hydrants in the complex. "When everybody did get out and the fire department or whatever did come, they was like 'ain't no water.'


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